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  Overwatch Summer Games 2019 is live!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Summer Games is back for 2019, and we’re kicking it off with a new event feature, Weekly Challenges! In addition to the new rewards you’ll be able to earn, your favorite cosmetic unlocks from years past will be available, giving you a chance to catch up on any rewards you may have missed.

Log in now through August 5 to get in on the Summer Games fun!

NEW EVENT FEATURE: WEEKLY CHALLENGES

  • Weekly Challenges introduce a new way for players to unlock limited-time rewards every week for playing Overwatch
  • 9 wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or the Arcade grant players limited-time sprays, player icons, and an Epic skin on top of standard earnings normally received for playing Overwatch
  • Once the week’s challenge has expired, the rewards will be replaced by a new set of sprays and icons, along with a new Epic skin for the new week

NEW COSMETICS

  • This year’s Summer Games includes 4 new Legendary skins and 3 new Epic skins
  • New cosmetics also include 1 highlight intro, 2 emotes, 3 victory poses, 9 new player icons, and 2 new sprays

ASSETS

  • Watch the 2019 Summer Games launch video, which shows off the new cosmetics and outlines the basics of the Weekly Challenges here.
  • Screenshots for Overwatch Summer Games 2019 can be found here.

Let’s get this party started!